Insomnia or The Devil at Large. A first edition book portfolio.
First edition, first impression. Limited to 150 copies with a signed bound in introduction and with a numbered and signed lithograph on Japanese paper by Henry Miller. 100 copies were issued in English, 50 copies were issued in French. This is the English edition.
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Quarto. Original black morocco, titles to upper board and spine gilt. With the cloth slipcase. Housed in the original wooden portfolio box, the lid is a plywood panel that slides in grooves, with cork lamination to the top and a large mounted photo of Miller on a toilet seat, hand out stretched to a young girl, the inside base and outside edges of the lower part of box are also laminated in cork. Fine in unevenly faded slipcase.